The actress opened up to Good Morning America‘s Michael Strahan about the big night.
Not only are Viola Davis, Naomie Harris and Octavia Spencer dominating the Best Supporting Actress category, but this is the first time in Oscar history that Black actors were nominated in every acting category.
The 2017 Golden Globes red carpet was definitely on fire but the after party looks gave some major competition! From Yara Shahidi to Niecy Nash, everyone was out and about in Hollywood to celebrate the festive night! See the best looks here!
"I believe that it is our responsibility to uphold what it is to be an American and what America is about and the true meaning of what it means to pursue the American dream."
Issa Rae, Tracee Ellis Ross and more leave their mark on the star studded red carpet.
On her fifth nomination, the 'Fences' star finally takes home the gold.
There is nothing mellow about this yellow!
"I cannot believe my life right now"
And she wants to change it
It's an exciting and well-deserved accomplishment for one of the best to do it on the big and small screens.
Viola Davis Delivers Powerful Message of Self-Acceptance: ‘The Privilege of a Lifetime Is Being Who You Are’
The actress, who won the best supporting actress award for her role in 'Fences', was also the recipient of the first-ever #SeeHer award
Washington plays Troy Maxson, a former star athlete who now works as a trash collector after racial restrictions kept him from achieving success in Major League Baseball.
Simply put, Viola Davis is on fire. Our December cover star is one of Hollywood's most in-demand actresses and has become an inspiration for black girls everywhere who desire to rock a short cut with sass. To celebrate her December 2016 ESSENCE cover with Denzel Washington, let's look back at the award winning actress' hottest hair moments over the years.
The stars speak on honoring the legacy of August Wilson, dissecting the colossal effect of deferred dreams, and showcasing the breadth and beauty of the African American experience on film.
The politics of black hair in white spaces have sparked dialogue everywhere from the workplace to Hollywood. While we’re currently fighting the battle of locs being accepted in the corporate world, Hollywood is slowly but surely embracing the kinks, coils and wide spectrum of textures that come on the heads of black stars. It was once expected that a woman should either relax, straighten or weave her natural hair for the stage or screen, but these days, you’re more apt to find the likes of Tracee Ellis Ross or Lupita Nyong'o sporting their natural tresses. Along with those two leading ladies, we’ve compiled a list of 10 other celebrities who have embraced their natural hair both on and off duty.
Hair trends may come and go, but we’ll always have a place in our heart for the bob. We’ve witnessed the evolution of this iconic cut and like fine wine, it’s only gotten better with time. As one of the more versatile looks in our beauty arsenal, we're privy to the countless ways it can be worn. Be it straight, textured, dyed, layered or any combination of the aforementioned, there's always an opportunity to up the styling ante. And like most reocurring trends, celebrities usually show us how to rock it best. If you're wearing a bob or lob this fall and need inspiration that can be easily recreated, take a few notes from these Hollywood hair slayers.
"As I move through my life, and if I were to really, honestly look at it, then it's probably more failures than successes," said Davis.